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How to apply to CSI's Surgical Technology program

Welcome to the application process for 
The College of Southern Idaho's SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.

It's a GREAT day to be a student at CSI!

TO BEGIN THE PROCESS:

  • Apply to CSI
  • Contact instructor if needed:

      Professor J. Milligan RN, CNOR, M.Ed.
      CSI Surgical Services Program Director
      397 North College Road  HSHS Building # 135
      Twin Falls, Idaho 83201
      E-mail:   jmilligan@csi.edu  Phone Number:  208-732-6706

  • Take a placement test (for math and English) and retain the results
  • Meet with the HSHS student advisor, Rene Rambur in the HSHS building, room 110 or with the Program Manager Janet Milligan for academic advising
  • Meet with financial Aid Advisors if needed
    • Phone: 208-732-6273
    • Or go online
  • You may need to register for SOAR if you are a returning, transfer, or first semester student
  • Register for (NON-Program) classes

ADMISSION PROCESS: Due May 1st

  • We have only 12 seats to offer and applications made prior to May 1st each year will be given preference to those made after the due date.   (applications may be handed in early)
    • Application made on or prior to May 1st each year will be given preference to those made after the due date
    • We will accept applications until August if needed until the class is full.

All students must complete the application portfolio process. The following items are required to be submitted in your portfolio:

  • Student admissions scoring sheet
  • Surgical Technology application
  • A cover page with each of the following:
    Applicant's name, Applicant's address, Applicant's phone number, Applicant's e-mail address
  • Unofficial high school transcripts, GED /HSE records (official transcripts must be on file with the Office of the Registrar)
  • Unofficial college transcripts (official transcripts must be on file with the Office of the Registrar)
  • C.N.A. certificate, EMT certificate, Medical Assistant Certificate if you have one (it is NOT mandatory)
  • Background check
    • Background check Process: CastleBranch.com .This is the only background check that will be accepted.
      • If you have not used this service before:  Click on this HYPERLINK to get more information on Certified Background company.  
      • This information is required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Submit your portfolio in a file folder with your name printed on the tab to:
Folders

Professor J. Milligan RN, CNOR, M.Ed.
CSI Surgical Services Program Director
397 North College Road  HSHS Building # 135
PO Box 1238
Twin Falls, Idaho 83201
E-mail:   jmilligan@csi.edu
Phone Number:  208-732-6706


Portfolios may be mailed in, delivered to the information desk (I have a mailbox there), or dropped by my office.

  • The CSI Surgical Technology program is full time.
  • Students are accepted into the fall semester to start the program.
    • The program admits only 12 students in the fall semester.
  • Applications that do not include the background check will not be evaluated.
  • Applications that include the WRONG background check will not be evaluated.
  • Applications MUST include the most recent CSI transcripts.
  • If we choose to interview: Students will be notified by mail for interview times, dates, and directions.
  • Applications will continue to be evaluated (even after the due date) until the class is full.
  • There is NO WAITING LIST
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older to apply.

When there are more qualified applicants than seats available in the program: students may be invited to interview

If you have any questions please feel free to phone or email the program director.